• From The Magazine
  • The Hard Truths of Working in Entertainment by Mark Pitts

    For an industry that has perpetuated a deluded and unrealistic standard of beauty in American pop culture for generations, the entertainment industry is ironically being exposed for the ugly truths that hide behind its airbrushed facade. With movements such as #OscarsSoWhite, #MeToo, and #TimesUp, the sinister inner workings that have been swept under the rug Read More »

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  • Disruption is Good for Business: Six Strategies to Successfully Disrupt Your Life – By Debra Nelson

    Every generation has them. They are the people who think outside the box, march to the beat of their own drum, and are comfortable shaking up the status quo. They challenge us to sit up straighter, think differently, and show up more meaningfully in our own lives. Who are they? They are the disruptors, and Read More »

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  • I’m Glad I’m The Boss, Cause Y’all Crazy! – By Ray Abram

    We all know that the key to a highly functional company is a well-qualified staff. However, there are other factors to consider besides qualifications alone. There are reasons why the best performer in a department may not make the best manager. People skills are quite different than functional skills, we all know that intuitively, yet Read More »

  • Pivotal Moves
  • American Express CEO Kenneth Chenault Is Retiring After A 16-Year Run

    Kenneth I. Chenault, one of the longest-serving executives in finance and one of corporate America’s few black top leaders, will retire next year as the chairman and chief executive of American Express. Under Mr. Chenault’s leadership, American Express expanded beyond its core market of corporate customers and wealthy cardholders to serve a broader clientele. The Read More »